Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Rolls Royce 180hp
Lot Number: 30509
51552 - original number
78717 - from 17/06/83 (single engine conversion) - Outshopped from Doncaster 17/06/83.
At Morecombe Promenade on 13/8/80 sits 51552 + 51542 / 50639 + 59386 + 59248 + 50646 (a 2-car 111 and 4-car 108), waiting to depart on a service to Leeds. Robert Frise.
E51552 is on the front of a four-car refurbished Class 111 set seen at York, date unknown. Stuart Mackay Collection.
On the bright afternoon of September 20th 1981, a variety of dmus grace Sheffield station. The identity of the Class 108 in the middle background is unknown,on the left in the shadows is a Trans-Pennine set with E51964 at the front, while out in the sun is a sparkling Metro-Cammell Class 111 three car set : E51552 + E59106 + E51542. Gerard Fletcher.
Class 111 78717 is seen departing Leeds on 24.08.1984. It was converted from 51552. Andy Cole.
Rolls-Royce single-engined cars E78717 E78967 are seen at Keighley with a service heading to Leeds, 19/11/1988. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Single-engine Class 111 E78717 in Snailwell in July 1990. Surface Stock.